Welcome to Caddo Parish Public Schools

Magnet Schools

Magnet School Information

Welcome to Magnet Testing for Elementary and Middle Schools.

(For application information about High School Magnet programs visits school websites. For school directory, click here ).

The magnet testing application is available from October 18, 2018 - January 11, 2019.

Magnet Testing Placement letters for Kindergarten – 8th grade will be mailed Friday, March 22, 2019.


Magnet Testing On-Line Applications – Available May 1, 2019

  • Late Application - click here
  • Late applicants will be contacted for late testing in the summer if there are openings at their schools of interest.
  • NO LATE TESTING for Caddo Middle Magnet grades 6-8.
  • NO LATE TESTING for Eden Gardens, Fairfield, or South Highlands for Kindergarten or 1st.


Magnet Placement Results

  • Magnet Placement Letters for Elementary & Middle will be emailed Friday, March 22, 2019. 
  • Our offices will be closed for Spring Break March 25-29 and will reopen Monday, April 1.
  • If you choose to decline a placement, please email magnettesting@caddoschools.org AND the school counselor with the following information:
1)      Student name and grade for SY 19-20
2)      All contact numbers for parent (work, cell, emergency)
3)      Name of school placement declining
4)      Reason for decline (ex: moving out of Caddo; attending neighborhood school; etc.) 
5)      Whether or not you wish to be placed on the wait list
  • Wait list contacts for Kindergarten and 6th grade will begin May 1.
  • Wait list contacts for all other grades will begin May 17.

Magnet Testing Applications (Oct. 18, 2018 - Jan. 11, 2019)

  • Assigned testing dates are scheduled for January & February 2019.
  • Remember to apply for the grade your student is entering in SY 2019-2020.
  • After submitting an on-line application, you will receive a notification email with your assigned testing date within 72 hours.  If no email is provided on the on-line application, then an assigned test date will be mailed to the student's address on the application.